A diet first popularized in the 1950s is making a comeback and it is no less strange now than it was then. “In theory, daily shots of the hCG pregnancy hormone allow a dieter to maintain a starvation diet of 500 calories without feeling hunger pangs. On paper, it is easy to be skeptical. More difficult, however, is discounting the success stories of women like Mary Jo, a New Jersey native who appeared on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ in February. ‘This diet is amazing,’ she told the audience, her voice cracking as she held back tears that were both exhausted and elated.”
In General Relativity, white holes are just as mathematically plausible as black holes. Black holes are real; what about white holes?
Slimy biofilms made up of bacterial and eukaryotic life forms have taken over an abandoned, flooded uranium mine in Germany.
Air currents in our atmosphere limit the resolving power of giant telescopes, but computers and artificial stars can sharpen the blur.
Could the prevalence of flood myths around the world tell us something about early human migration or even the way our brains work?